Lentil is an edible pulse. It is a bushy annual plant of the legume family, grown for its lens-shaped seeds. It is about 40 centimeters tall and the seeds grow in pods, usually with two seeds in each. Lentil colors range from yellow to red-orange to green, brown and black. Lentils also vary in size and are sold in many forms, with or without the skins, whole or split. Lentils were the main ingredient in the diet of ancient Iranians, who consumed lentils daily in the form of a stew pored over rice. Lentils are low in calories and high in nutrition. Eating them at least once a week is a great way to add the health benefits of these tasty legumes to your diet. Lentil is a good source of Protein, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B, and Iron. Lentils are rich in both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber which is helpful in preventing digestive disorders and heart diseases. They are also extremely useful in lowering cholesterol and managing blood-sugar disorders since their high fiber content prevents blood sugar levels from rising rapidly after a meal. Lentils are classified according to their size. They are sold whole or split into halves. Some of the commercial producers of lentils include India, Turkey, Canada, China and Syria. Lentils can be cooked quickly and do not need to be soaked in advance. They are extremely beneficial for Diabetes patients as the soluble fiber in lentils traps carbohydrates which helps to prevent wide swings in blood sugar level throughout the day and maintain a clean digestive system. The minerals contained in lentils such as Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium and Magnesium help in maintaining energy, a strong nervous system and a properly working metabolism.
Qualities of Lentils:
1. Whole Red Lentils Imp. 0.5, 1, 3 %.
2. Whole Green Lentils Imp. 0.5, 1, 3 %.
3. Green & Red Icarda Lentils Imp. 0.5, 1, 3 %.
4. Green & Red Split Lentils Imp. 1+1, 2+2.
5. Football Red Lentils Imp. 0.5+0.5 (Sortex Quality).
1. New jute bags 40, 60 kg.
2. New PP bags 20, 25, 50 kg.